One quality that this ruler would have as a man of principle would be idealism. Someone that is idealistic is someone that pursues a high moral standard. This is said about Brutus in his speech; “No, not on oath. If not the face of men,/The sufferance of our souls, the time’s abuse-/If these be motives weak, break off betimes,/And every man hence to his idle bed./So let high-sighted tyranny range on/Till each man drop by lottery. But if these/(As I am sure they do) bear fire enough/To kindle cowards and to steel with valor/The melting spirts of women, then, countrymen,/What need we any spur but our own cause/To prick us to redress?
“For Brave Macbeth-well he deserves that name-/Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel... ... middle of paper ... ...e to the hated miscreant. Living a great life, honored, and praised, Macbeth was satisfied however, a high offer to be king had consumed his thoughts and changed his perspective and values. With this, Macbeth developed a far beyond brutishness. Thus, the only aspects of manliness that remained upon him was his loyalty to himself, and the brutality he showed in his desires to kill the king, Banquo, and Macduff’s family. In the end, it was the witches’ prophecies and Macbeth’s strong ambition led to his termination and concluding fate.
270-271) - because he intends to perform one last deception, to get Claudio to marry Hero, so his strategy must be to play on their guilt, not to antagonize them: '.since you could not be my son-in-law, Be yet my nephew. And so dies my revenge' (l. 288-289, 293). He seems to see himself as the rightful patriarch, restoring order - '.This naughty man Shall face to face be brought to Margaret, Who I believe was packed in all this wrong, Hired to it by your brother.' (l. 298-301) - and his speeches have an air of stateliness and dignity (all are in verse), as well as an air of busyness, exemplified in the orders he gives, lines 280-294: Possess the people in Messina here How innocent she died; and if your love Can labor aught in sad invention, Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb, And sing it to her bones, sing it tonight. Tomorrow morning come you to my house.
The control is not only of power but of the sense of his being who heis, a great warrior. In Act I, Othello has a scuffle with Brabantio, who has come to kill him, but before anything ... ... middle of paper ... ...lid virtue The shot of accident nor dart of chance could neither graze nor pierce" (IV, i, lines 264-8) He did see for himself the dishonesty of Desdemona toward her father and remembered the words he had said to him: "Look to her, Moor, if thou has eyes to see She has deceived her father, and may thee" (act I, iii). After realizing Othello had been tricked into believing the lies of Iago. He couldn't handle the suffering of knowing he had murder in jealousy rather for justice. This destruction in Othello's character brought the strong warrior back into the scene.
KING I would I had that corporal soundness now, As when thy father and myself in friendship First tried our soldiership! He did look far Into the service of the time and was Discipled of the bravest: he lasted long; But on us both did haggish age steal on And wore us out of act. It much repairs me To talk of your good father. In his youth He had the wit which I can well observe To-day in our young lords; but they may jest Till their own scorn return to them unnoted Ere they can hide their levity in honour; So like a courtier, contempt nor bitterness Were in his pride or sharpness; if they were, His equal had awaked them, and his honour, Clock to itself, knew the true minute when Exception bid him speak, and at this time His tongue obey'd his hand: who were below him He used as creatures of another place And bow'd his eminent top to their low ranks, Making them proud of his humility, In their poor praise he humbled. Such a man Might be a copy to these younger times; Which, follow'd well, would demonstrate them now But goers backward.
Brutus will obey to whatever the romans convey to him. Consequently, Brutus joins the conspiracy inorder to help the romans rid rome of Caesar. Brutus also understands that he is putting it all on the line for his romans, therefore Brutus is an honorable man. Brutus is a scrupulous man, whose virtues endure. "No not an oath, If not by the face of men, the sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse-If these motives be weak, break off betimes, and every men hence to his idle bed; So let high sighted tyranny rage on, till each man drop by lottery" (Shakespeare 399).
To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world. He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good...He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance...For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world: For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent: For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury...In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our
How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” (240). Proctors pleading to Judge Danforth shows that this man cares greatly for his kin, and wishes not to harm his future name as well. Proctor also has his character development to strength... ... middle of paper ... ...mn you, man, you will not chain her!”(204) Proctor, through his rage, is nearly attacking the man to save his wife when he would be better off sitting back and thinking things through,. In the end of it all, this tale of a Puritanical society gone mad shows how John Proctor is given the title of a tragic hero.
The play opens to Iago announcing that he hates Othello,”Despise me If I do not. Three great ones of the city, In personal suit to make me his lieutenant, Off-capped to him; and by the faith of man, I know my price, I am worth no worse a place” (1,1,8-12). It is Othello’s pride and partiality towards his friends, Iago claims, that caused him to choose Cassio as lieutenant in lieu of his “Ancient”. While Iago is understandably slighted that a man, whose knowledge of war came from a book rather than the field, has been appointed to a position over him, saying that it was Othello’s pride that produced Cassio’s promotion suggests that Iago t... ... middle of paper ... ...uinely sweet on her. When Desdemona asks Iago to distract her from worrying about Othello, who may be lost at sea, Iago obliges by plying his wit upon her.
Both of their fathers have died, and they both share their father’s names, but even thought they both seek revenge the way they go about it shares no similarities. Fortinbras can in fact be called a foil to Hamlet, for he has an extremely different approach on revenge. It is plain to see that Fortinbras is a terse, decisive, man of action. Hamlet realizes that he is nowhere near as brave and determined as Fortinbras when he remarks, “Witness this army of such mass and charge, Led by a delicate and tender prince, Whose spirit with divine ambition puff’d, Makes mouths at the invisible event, Exposing what is mortal and unsure To all that fortune, death, and danger dare, Even for an egg-shell” (4.4, 47-53). Hamlet sees that Fortinbras is willing to risk his own life just to avenge his father and his name.